Broadband Internet access reaches 49% of all home, NetRatings reports

“Broadband Internet access is coming up to 50% of all home Internet users, Nielsen/NetRatings reports. Its May analysis of Internet connections shows that 49% of all home users—62.9 million households—are connecting via broadband. Four years ago, broadband users were 9% of the market with 7.2 million households. In that time, narrowband users have slipped from 74.5 milion households to 66.5 million.”